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As per University Statute 19 (1) of the University of Mauritius

Statute 19 (1)
Current Membership

The Chancellor – Chairperson

Dr Louis Jean Claude Autrey, CSK

The Pro-Chancellor

Mr Preeaduth Chitamun, CSK
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Dhanjay Jhurry, CSK, GOSK, FAAS

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academia)

Professor Sanjeev Sobhee

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Resources)

Associate Professor Mohammad Issack Santally

The Chief of Facilities and Services

Mr Heerun Goolap
The Deans of Faculties

Faculty of Agriculture

Associate Professor Daneshwar Puchooa

Faculty of Engineering

Associate Professor Dinesh Hurreeram
Faculty of Information, Communication and Digital Technologies Associate Professor Kavi Khedo

Faculty of Law & Management

Professor  Rajendra Parsad  Gunputh
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Professor A Hussein  Subratty

Faculty of Science

Associate Professor D Y Tangman

Faculty of Social Studies & Humanities

Professor Louis Arnaud Carpooran, OSK

The Minister overseeing Tertiary Education

The Honourable (Mrs) Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, GCSK
Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry overseeing Tertiary Education

Mr V. A. Putchay
Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology

Two members of the National Assembly

(to be nominated by the Honourable Speaker)

The Honourable Ms Teenah Jutton, PPS

The Honourable Dhananjay Ramful, MP

One Benefactor of the University

(to be nominated by Council)

Mr Dean Ah-Chuen
Managing Director
ABC Motors Company Limited

One Person to represent Learned Societies

(to be nominated by Senate)

Mr Pierre de B Baissac
The Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Mauritius

Three Persons to represent the Professions

(to be nominated by Council in consultation with Senate)

Since 1996, the 3 persons are:
- Chairman, Medical Council
- President, Bar Council
- President, Institution of Engineers Mauritius

Dr Shyam Nundun Singh Purmessur
Medical Council of Mauritius

Mr Yatin Varma, Senior Counsel


Mauritius Bar Association
Mr Shyam Roy
Institution of Engineers Mauritius

One Member of the University Convocation
(to be nominated by Convocation)

Hon. Soobeersingh Dhunoo

One representative of the Tertiary Education Commission

The Commissioner
Higher Education Commission 

One Representative of the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development

Mr S Maudarbocus
Ag Director MITD

One Representative of Local Government

(to be nominated by the Minister of Local Government)

Mrs C R Seewooruthun
Senior Chief Executive

One representative to be nominated by the Minister of Cooperatives

Mr Khamraz Hulloowan
Divisional Cooperative Officer

One representative of the Trade Unions

(to be nominated by the Minister of Labour and Industrial Relations)

Mr Jugduth Seegum
President Confederation of General Trade Unions

One representative of the Employers

(to be nominated by the Mauritius Employers’ Federation)

Mr Kevin Ramkaloan
Chief Executive Officer
Business Mauritius

One representative from the Mauritius Export Association


One Rector to represent Secondary Schools

Mr Ranjan Betchoo
Rector Rajcoomar Gujadhur SSS

One representative of the Chamber of Agriculture

Mrs Jacqueline Sauzier
General Secretary

One representative of Chamber of Commerce

Mr Toriden Chellapermal
Chief Executive Officer
MCCI Business School

One representative nominated by the Association of Bankers

Mr Daniel Essoo
Chief Executive Officer
Mauritius Bankers Association Ltd

A representative of the Prime Minister’s Office

Mr Ravi Shankar Sonea
Permanent Secretary
Prime Minister’s Office

A representative of the Attorney-General

Mrs Priya Veedu Ramjeeawon Varma
Assistant Parliamentary Counsel

Five persons nominated by the Prime Minister from Business and Industry

Mr Harold Mayer
Director Ciel Group

Mr Avinash Gopee
Managing Director
N-G Group

Mr Ahmed Parkar
Star Knitwear Ltd

Mrs Jenny Chan Ah Song
Managing Director
Astek Mauritius

Mr Dhiren Ponnusamy
Chief Executive Officer
Medine Group

One representative of each of the registered Staff Unions of the University

Mr Iqbal Sookhroo
University of Mauritius Staff Union (USU)

Mr Viswahcharyah Ramsahye
University of Mauritius Technicians Union

Dr Abdel Khoodaruth
University of Mauritius Academic Staff Union

One representative of the Students’ Union of the University

Mr Daveen Persand
President, Students’ Union

Secretary (Administrative Manager)

Mrs Veena Singh Jhugaroo




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